Blanding Municipal Airport

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Blanding Municipal Airport
Blanding Municipal Airport terminal, February 2019.jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerBlanding City
ServesBlanding, Utah
Elevation AMSL5,868 ft / 1,789 m
Coordinates37°35′00″N 109°29′0″W / 37.58333°N 109.48333°W / 37.58333; -109.48333Coordinates: 37°35′00″N 109°29′0″W / 37.58333°N 109.48333°W / 37.58333; -109.48333
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 5,781 1,762 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations6,154

Blanding Municipal Airport (IATA: BDG, ICAO: KBDG, FAA LID: BDG) is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) south of the central business district of Blanding, a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States.[1]


Blanding saw commuter commercial airline service in 1979 and 1980 when Trans Western Airlines of Utah provided flights to Moab and Salt Lake City. On-demand charter service was then provided in the 1980s and 1990s by Scenic Aviation in connection with Alpine Air for service to Salt Lake City.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Blanding Municipal Airport covers an area of 124 acres (50 ha) at an elevation of 5,868 feet (1,789 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 17/35 is 5,781 by 75 feet (1,762 x 23 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2007, the airport had 6,154 aircraft operations, an average of 16 per day: 98% general aviation and 2% air taxi.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for BDG (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-05-07.
  2. ^ Timetables of Trans Western Airlines and Alpine Air

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